ब्रह्माणं शरणं जग्मु: सहेन्द्रा नतकन्धरा: ॥ १९ ॥
brahmāṇaṁ śaraṇaṁ jagmuḥ
taiḥ — by them (the demons); visṛṣṭa — thrown; iṣubhiḥ — by the arrows; tīkṣṇaiḥ — very sharp; nirbhinna — pierced all over; aṅga — bodies; uru — thighs; bāhavaḥ — and arms; brahmāṇam — of Lord Brahmā; śaraṇam — the shelter; jagmuḥ — approached; saha-indrāḥ — with King Indra; nata-kandharāḥ — their heads bent downward.
The demigods’ heads, thighs and arms and the other parts of their bodies were injured by the sharp arrows of the demons. The demigods, headed by Indra, saw no other course than to immediately approach Lord Brahmā with bowed heads for shelter and proper instruction.